Category: Bluegrass recording news

Ataman from Ondra Kozák

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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From the Czech Republic comes Ataman, a new album of guitar and mandolin music, written, arranged, recorded and performed by Ondra Kozák. Kozák is a busy man in the Czech bluegrass scene. He performs with a number of groups, including Fragment, G-Runs & Roses, and East-West. […]

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Enter Simply Blue

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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From eastern Canada comes Simply Blue, a new young band of contemporary grassers whose debut album, Tears and Broken Hearts, is due this Spring. The band consists of Jamie Melanson on guitar, Jason Guimond on banjo, Jessy Hebert on bass, and Guy Godin on mandolin. Jamie and Jessy take […]

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George Shuffler is The Boy From Valsese

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As we approach the 70th anniversary of the original bluegrass band, we find ourselves missing a good many of the pioneers that brought it to life. Many have received flowers while they were living, while others passed before seeing bluegrass stabilize into a widely recognized […]

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Nothin’ To You from Becky Buller

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dark Shadow Recordings has released a debut single from Becky Buller’s upcoming album, ‘Tween Earth and Sky. Becky is a regular member of Darin & Brooke Aldridge, where she is making her mark as a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She fills all these same roles […]

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Going Home from Crosspoint

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rural Rhythm Records has released a debut single, Going Home, from the upcoming album from Crosspoint, We’re Gonna Rise. Crosspoint is based in Cumberland Gap, TN and consists of Gary Kidwell on guitar, Steve Partin on mandolin, Alan Powers on banjo, Cleve May on reso-guitar, and Daniel […]

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Free downloads from Playing On The Planet

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Playing on the Planet is a band that writes and plays an odd mix of music: groove grass, jam grass, hippie grass, Americana. Or as they call it, “cosmic rockin’ boogie grass.” As true peace-and-love residents of the planet, they are sharing the wealth by […]

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Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa in the studio

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa are back in the studio this week, cutting tracks for a new band project, tentatively titled I’m Moving On. They are shooting for a July release on Raincoe Music. It will be their fourth. Nine of the songs will be Wayne’s […]

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New projects from Pinecastle this year

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Pinecastle Records’ Ethan Burkhardt shared some news today about what they have in the pipeline for 2014. They have just recently released a new CD for bassist/vocalist Matt Wallace, and had previously announced one coming from reso-man Phil Leadbetter and an Osborne Brothers CD of […]

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John Cowan to Compass Records

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When Lisa Jacobi ran her interview with John Cowan earlier this month, she must have used the word “compass” nine or ten times. Was she getting a vibe from Cowan about his next move, or perhaps trying to telegraph news that she had accepted in […]

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For The Record: Becky Buller #5

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Once again, Stephen Mougin at Dark Shadow Recording has prevailed on one of his artists to retail their recording experience for us in blog form. This time, it’s Becky Buller who is working on her first solo project with the label. Here is the fifth installment of […]

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